There is little surprise about Syria's revelation that western intelligence officers have come to call about "security co-operation".
Terror suspect Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed remains on the run after evading surveillance at a London mosque.
Six Islamist extremists have been sentenced to between 18 years and 9 months and 19 and a half years at the Old Bailey in London.
The West must put aside differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on tackling the threat from radical Islam, Tony Blair is set to warn.
Failing to "take sides" with moderates in the Middle East and North Africa could mean the 21st century is dominated by conflict rather than peaceful co-existence, he will say.
Mr Blair is due to make the intervention in a speech at Bloomberg in London this morning.
It comes with tensions still running high in eastern Ukraine, and after Russia was jettisoned from the G8 group of nations over Vladimir Putin's decision to annexe the Crimea.
But Mr Blair will describe a wider crisis with its roots in "a radicalised and politicised view of Islam, an ideology that distorts and warps Islam's true message".
Abu Hamza, the one-eyed Muslim cleric with a hook for a hand, goes on trial in New York on charges that he provided support for al Qaeda in Afghanistan.
Hamza faces 11 terrorism related counts, some of these include:
- Trying to start a terrorist training camp in Oregon in 1999
- Charges that he aided militants who kidnapped a group of tourists in Yemen in 1998
- Gathering funds from UK venues for the Taliban and to support training for jihad in Afghanistan.
The Egyptian-born preacher, who faces life in prison if convicted, told a judge at a pretrial hearing on Wednesday that he is innocent.
A 17-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, who was subject to an anti-terrorism measure and was last seen fleeing a London mosque in a burqa in November last year, Scotland Yard said.
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama Bin Laden, has been convicted of terror charges in a New York trial.
British officials in Sochi say they have not been briefed specifically by the UK government regarding a toothpaste explosive threat warning emanating from American security services.
They say the British security threat level is unchanged.
The American government has sent advice to airlines flying into Russia, warning them of intelligence which suggests terrorists could smuggle explosives onto planes in toothpaste tubes, according to NBC.
According to the US network, a statement from a Homeland Security official read:
"Out of an abundance of caution, [Department of Homeland Security] regularly shares relevant information with domestic and international partners, including those associated with international events such as the Sochi Olympics.
"While we are not aware of a specific threat to the homeland at this time, this routine communication is an important part of our commitment to making sure we meet that priority."
An US official said there is no indication of threat to planes flying either to or within the United States, adding that any potential threat was limited to flights to Russia.
Terrorists might be trying to smuggle explosives in toothpaste tubes onto planes heading to Russia, according to an advisory warning from the US government, NBC News reported.
A statement from a Homeland Security official said: "While we are not aware of a specific threat to the homeland at this time, this routine communication is an important part of our commitment to making sure we meet that priority."
The warning was sent from US security officials to airlines flying into Russia, which hosts the Sochi Winter Olympics from Friday.
Former prime minister Tony Blair has warned terrorism motivated by religious extremism is growing and the West needs a global strategy to tackle it.
Mr Blair writes in The Observer that wars in the 21st Century will no longer be about extreme political ideology like the last.
The Middle East peace envoy said the West must tackle conflicts by educating people about religious tolerance alongside security measures, including military action.
He writes: "The fact is that, though of course there are individual grievances or reasons for the violence in each country, there is one thing self-evidently in common: the acts of terrorism are perpetrated by people motivated by an abuse of religion.
"It is a perversion of faith. But there is no doubt that those who commit the violence often do so by reference to their faith and the sectarian nature of the conflict is a sectarianism based on religion. There is no doubt either that this phenomenon is growing, not abating."
Tpims are "a little bit like grounding a child", according to a security expert.
Will Geddes spoke to Daybreak about the controversial counter-terrorism measures, which he felt failed to rehabilitate alleged terror suspects.
"What is it doing to rehabilitate the individual? To try and diffuse the extremism?
"It is a little bit like grounding a child. If you ground them for two weeks they are probably going to try and climb out the window when mum and dad are asleep."
Tpims provide "some of the strongest possible protections" against terrorists allowed by the court, the Home Office has said.
Dismissing criticism Tpims were not robust enough to deal with alleged terrorists, a spokesman for the department said:
– A Home Office spokesman
Tpims were introduced because control orders were not working and their powers were being struck down by the courts.
They now provide some of the strongest possible protections that the courts will allow and the police and Security Service believe they have been effective in reducing the national security risk posed by a number of individuals.
But Tpims are just one weapon in the considerable armoury at the disposal of the police and Security Service to disrupt terrorist activity.